I have not ventured into vegetable prints since the days of potato-carving-preschool. And let me tell you, it's fun! The celery base prints look like roses, so I knew I was going for an organic, natural look.
I chose 2 colors plus gold for some shimmer, and went nuts! Here's what came out:
I kept playing till the paint on my plates ran out, then I cleaned up a bit and went to bed.
When I woke up this morning, I realized I had not thrown away the celery. And it looked so cool! I ended up spreading the stalks away from the center and this is what the paint did on the inside:
I'm glad I didn't throw it away last night!